Friday, February 12, 2010
SAM Awards 2009 on Feb 20th
The SAM Awards 2009 Ceremony will be held on the 20th February 2010, starting at 10.30am at Hilton Hotel, Petaling Jaya.
The Honourable Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, will be the Guest of Honour for the ceremony.
F&N Beverages Marketing Sdn Bhd through the '100Plus ' brand, are the main sponsors for the event.
Excerpts from the Press Release:
"Datuk Lee Chong Wei and Datuk Nicol David, top ranked in their respective sports in the world, have emerged as the front-runners for the SAM-100Plus Awards 2009 which will take place at a leading hotel here on February 20.
Chong Wei and Nicol are among six nominees shortlisted by the Sportswriters Association of Malaysia (SAM).
Other nominees included Malaysian Kierin king and newly crowned world champion, Mohd Azizulhasni Awang (cycling), Daniel Bego (aquatics), Pandelela Rinong & Leong Mun Yee (diving) and women's badminton team which emerged victorious at the recent SEA Games in Laos.
The Athlete of the Year Award will take home RM10,000 in prize money and a trophy.
SAM Members will also be rewarded for their invaluable work. They stand to win a total of RM40,000 in cash prizes for the SAM-KBS Media Awards of which there are a total of seven categories.
The seven categories are for i) best news report - print, ii) commentary, print, iii) best news report - electronic, iv) commentary, electronic, v) special report - print & electronic and vi) photography.
The Overall Award winner - who is chosen from the winners of the six categories - will take home RM7,000 in cash and a trophy. Winner of each of the six categories will receive RM3,000 and a trophy.
All five shortlisted entries from each of the six categories will receive RM500 and a momento.'